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Tourism: 10 must-sees in Normandy

Fine sandy beaches, architectural heritage rich in majesty and diversity, breathtaking natural sites… If we are used to saying that France is beautiful, Normandy is certainly a prime example of what it offers more beautiful. Several stays will necessarily be devoted to this region, for those who wish to multiply the discoveries, always different and never disappointing. To get you started, here are 10

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Real estate : everything that changed on July 1, 2022

The month of July always brings its share of novelties and this year, the real estate sector is particularly concerned. Through various measures, the government is trying to provide answers to landlords and tenants, worried about the inflationary context. The ecology of housing is also targeted, with a view to continuing the energy transition and renovating the country’s housing stock. The real estate news

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Real estate market : what impact will the rise in borrowing rates have?

The trend has been confirmed since the beginning of 2022: interest rates on loans are rising significantly. At the time of writing, a loan granted last year at a rate of 1% over 20 years would be more likely to be granted at a rate of 1.5% today. Nothing alarming, yet.  Although after several years of historically low rates, the duration of this increase

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A weekend in Marseille in 10 must-do activities

If you are planning to spend a weekend in Marseille, France’s second largest city in terms of population (868,000 in 2018) and founded in 600 BC by Greek merchants from Phocaea, organising your time will not be easy. There are many things to see and do, from culture and architecture to food and drink and the sublime natural surroundings. To help you in your

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The Bridoire Castle, or how to spend a good stay at the Dordogne

In the mind of the tourist, the Dordogne is mostly synonymous with the Périgord Noir and wandering through the valley of the 5 castles, evenings in Sarlat and canoeing down the river. However, the department is large and has a wealth of unsuspected treasures.  This is certainly the case with the Château de Bridoire, situated further west, 12 km south of the charming Bergerac

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The smoothed-payment loan : how to use it (well)?

When a household has a property project, the first concern (and sometimes the main obstacle) will be how to finance it. The necessary cash flow may be lacking, or the debt ratio defined on the basis of existing loans may leave insufficient room for manoeuvre.  The step-by-step loan, or smoothed loan, can therefore be a viable solution for carrying out a project without revolutionising

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